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Clinical and pathological findings of a Yorkshire terrier affected with necrotizing encephalitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8844603     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A three-year-old, male Yorkshire terrier was presented with blindness, circling, hind limb weakness, and convulsive seizure for the past 3 months. Characteristic clinical findings were chronic, progressive neurological signs involving cerebrum and brain stem, an elevation of brain-type isoenzyme of serum creatine kinase, appearance of high voltage slow activity in electroencephalogram, and multifocal lesions in the cerebral hemispheres on magnetic resonance imaging. Necrotizing encephalitis of Yorkshire terrier was diagnosed after postmortem pathological examination. This is the first case report of the disease in Japan.
Y Sawashima; K Sawashima; Y Taura; A Shimada; T Umemura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of veterinary medical science / the Japanese Society of Veterinary Science     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0916-7250     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vet. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  1996 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-12-23     Completed Date:  1996-12-23     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9105360     Medline TA:  J Vet Med Sci     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  659-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Sawashima Veterinary Clinic, Kobe, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Astrocytes / pathology
Brain / pathology*
Creatine Kinase / blood
Dog Diseases*
Electroencephalography / veterinary
Fatal Outcome
Leukoencephalitis, Acute Hemorrhagic / pathology,  physiopathology,  veterinary*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Isoenzymes; EC Kinase

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